Family time at the Y is about giving families as a unit, and as individuals, the opportunities to deepen relationships, develop new skills and interests, improve their health and well-being, and connect to the community.


At-Home Activities for Kids & Families

Time away from the Y is still an important time for kids and families. Check out these resources to help keep your children and family connected and engaged.

We’re working hard to have more resources up for you! Check back daily for updated resources!

LUNCHTIME STORY TIME

Join us on the Y’s Facebook page at 12:30 pm today for a live story time with Miss Carol, our Sr. Child Care Director. > Check-in for Story Time here.

FAMILY WORKOUTS

Word Workouts: In these fun workouts, each letter means a new move! Download the Workout Alphabet and then check back to find out what the word-of-the-day is. Today’s word is AQUATIC.

ONLINE RESOURCES

  • NASA Kids Club: Find games of various skill levels for children pre-K through grade 4. These games support national education standards in STEM — science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
  • Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems: Here is a great activity that brings together art, creativity, literature, and fun into a 20-minute online session with an amazingly talented author and illustrator.
  • San Diego Zoo Kids: The Sand Diego Zoo offers live animal cams, activity videos, educational videos, and much more for the animal lovers in your family.

Family Kickboxing

Ages 9 and up, accompanied by a parent/guardian

This special kickboxing class encourages families to strengthen their relationships while strengthening their physical and mental fitness as well.

SUN 4:00-4:55 p.m.
Downtown Branch

Free to Y Members. Drop-in class.


Family Fitness

Ages 8 and older, accompanied by a parent/guardian

Join us for this fun, active class that helps parents and kids be active and healthy together! The class incorporates stretching, body weight exercises, light weights, running, and games in every workout.

MON 6:00-6:55 pm, Pleasant Street Branch

Free for Y Members. Drop-in class.


Grandparents Swim

Y Members are invited to bring their grandchildren (or their grandparents) for a fun swim together at the Downtown Branch. Your grand can come along for free as your guest!

SUN 1:00-3:00 pm, Downtown Branch
SAT 4:00-6:00 pm, Pleasant Street Branch

Free to Y Members and their grand guest.


Family Swim

Enjoy some quality time being active in the pool with your family!

All ages are welcome. Family Swim is included in your Y Membership. Non-Members may join in the fun by purchasing a Day Pass ($6 per youth, $12 per adult, or $18 for the whole family).

Downtown Branch Family Swim Times

MON 11 am-12 pm / 1:30-4:00 pm / 6:30-9:00 pm
TUE 11 am-12 pm / 1:30-6:30 pm / 7:30-9:00 pm
WED 11 am-12 pm / 1:30-4:00 pm / 7:30-9:00 pm
THU 9:30 am-12 pm / 1:30-4:00 pm
FRI 11 am-12 pm / 1:30-9:00 pm
SAT 12-7:30 pm
SUN 11:30 am-7:30 pm

Pleasant Street Branch Family Swim Times

MON 11:30 am-12:15 pm / 2-4:30 pm
TUE 11:30 am-12:15 pm
WED 11:30 am-12:15 pm / 2-4:30 pm
THU 11:30 am-12:15 pm
FRI 11:30 am-12:15 pm / 2-4:30 pm / 6:15-9:30 pm
SAT 12:00-5:30 pm*
SUN 10:30 am-3:30 pm*

* On weekend afternoons, please call (508) 226-7700 to verify Family Swim times. The schedule sometimes changes due to birthday parties.


Birthday Parties

Invite your friends to jump, splash, twist, tumble, and play with a fun, active party at the Y!

The Y has a variety of parties to keep all the kids on your invitation list happy! All parties are two hours, including a one-hour activity and one hour in our party room. The fee includes a party coordinator to run the activities and help out in the party room.

Plus, the birthday boy or girl gets a special gift from the Y!

$200 Y Member / $250 Program Participant
($50 deposit due at registration to reserve your party.)
Please note that the above fees include 20 guests. You may add up to 10 guests for an additional $50 fee.

For parties at the Downtown Branch: 508-222-7422
For parties at the Pleasant Street Branch: 508-226-7700

Pool Party

All ages. Celebrate your next birthday with a great time of playing pool games and splashing around with friends! Games and relay races can be arranged or have free swim time. Depending on ages and swim ability, adults may need to be in the water with kids.

Location: Downtown Branch and Pleasant Street Branch

Gymnastics Party

Ages 3-12. Spend your birthday jumping, tumbling, and having tons of fun on the gymnastic equipment with the Y’s coaches!

Location: Pleasant Street Branch

Dance Birthday Party

Ages 3-12. What’s your dream dance party? Choose from one of our favorite dance themes or create your own! All of our dance parties include party games, crafts and of course, dancing!

Location: Pleasant Street Branch

Sports Party

Ages 5-12. Have an active crew? Bring your friends to the Y’s gymnasium to play one of your favorite sports. Choose from basketball, floor hockey, or soccer. Then head into the party room for some birthday fun.

Location: Downtown Branch

Yoga Party

Ages 5-12. Stretch and bend your way to a great birthday! Join us in the Mind/Body Studio for a yoga class designed just for you and your guests! Then continue on to the party room.

Location: Downtown Branch